San Gabriel Valley Tribune via Grub Street: L.A.-based Bishamon Group Restaurants (Daikokuya, etc.) agrees to pay $144K to workers owed back pay after a U.S. Dept. of Labor investigation.

Gilt Taste: The World's Most Important Wine Book Is… a Comic.

Zester Daily: Shark fish soup you can legally eat.

The Atlantic: Judging a neighborhood by the popsicle test: Can a kid go somewhere safe for a popsicle and get home before it melts? On foot, NOT in a humvee.

Nowness: Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo, deconstructed. Pork chops. Stop-motion.

Daily Dish: Shin-Sen-Gumi to open next month in Little Tokyo. Hakata ramen. Proof #27 of the existence of god.

YouTube: The Foundry vs. Father's Office burger battle. Remember that? Yeah, yeah, we do.

Eater: The Kurdistan Episode of No Reservations: Just the One-Liners.

New York Post: People really do have sex in restaurants. Well, at least in New York City.

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